I've been excited by Windows PowerShell (formerly Monad) ever since I first heard about it
, as it promises to bring the world's first great component architecture --- the Unix shell --- into the 21st Century. There's no doubt Microsoft is going to push it: its official home page
and team blog
are being updated regularly, and fan sites
are already springing up.
I have no doubt that someone will start a Mono
anyway. Sure, it's a long shot, but so's everything in this business --- and this one would be a fun